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Gwyneth meaning and name origin

Gwyneth \gw(y)-ne-th\ as a girl's name is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Gwyneth is "happiness". From "gwynaeth". Of uncertain meaning and also possibly from the Welsh district name Gwynedd, probably from "gwen" meaning "white, fair". Its use in the English-speaking world seems to have been due to the popular novelist Annie Harriet Hughes (19th century) whose pen name was Gwyneth Vaughan. Actress Gwyneth Paltrow.

Gwyneth has 23 variant forms: Cheryth, Gweneth, Gwenetta, Gwenette, Gwenisha, Gwenita, Gwenith, Gwenness, Gwenneth, Gwennetta, Gwenyth, Gwineth, Gwinneth, Gwinyth, Gwynedd, Gwynith, Gwynna, Gwynne, Gwynneth, Winnie, Winny, Wynne and Wynnie.

For more information, see also related names Gwyn and Gwendolyn.

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Popularity of Gwyneth

Gwyneth is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3722 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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